Houlton: Invest in ag research to fight climate change

Benjamin Z. Houlton, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, testified June 15 to the U.S. House Agriculture Committee on the role of climate research in supporting agricultural resiliency.

Cornell Law instructor advises NFL on diversity hiring

Michael L. Huyghue ’84, a former NFL general manager, has provided recommendations for improving diversity, equity and inclusion in hiring practices and is meeting with each team’s leadership.

Two communication scholars receive global distinction

Because of their scholarly accomplishments and commitment to advancing global knowledge about communication, professors Lee Humphreys '99 and Jeff Niederdeppe have been elected as Fellows in the International Communication Association.

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AI regulations are a global necessity, panelists say

In a Cornell China Center webinar held May 27, legal scholars based in China, Switzerland and the United States surveyed artificial intelligence regulation across the world, identifying strategic similarities and local distinctions.

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Students help NYS town grow green economy

Master’s students are helping New Lebanon, New York expand its economy with green technology jobs, and drafting a blueprint for similar communities statewide.

Summer Session 2022 offers unique learning opportunities

Summer Session, running May 31 through August 2, 2022, is open to Cornell and visiting undergraduate and graduate students, high school students and any interested adult. Undergraduates can earn up to 15 credits in on-campus, online, and off-campus courses before the fall semester.

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New endowment honors John Siliciano and recognizes outstanding Brooks School students

The first John Siliciano Award recipients from the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy were honored at the school's first commencement, held in Bailey Hall. The annual award for academic accomplishment and leadership award honors a key Cornell leader in the establishment of the public policy school.

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First Brooks graduates honored: “You will always hold a special place in the history of our school”

From the traditional procession on the Arts Quad to the final champagne toast on the Bailey Hall Plaza, the first Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy commencement day was an historic occasion. Dean Colleen L. Barry celebrated the graduates as she introduced the Class of 2022 at the Schoellkopf Field ceremony and then honored them in her commencement address at Bailey Hall. 

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Police bills of rights don’t lead to more civilian fatalities

Police bills of rights have been a legislative priority for police unions since the 1980s and, according to the National Urban League, they have been adopted by 19 states.